Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
199 Doctors are Online

Can I use Lo Loestrin Fe as emergency contraception?

Mar 2016
User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2011
Answered : 3930 Questions
Can I use Lo Loestrin Fe (its a blue pill) as emergency contraception? And at what dosage? I've read 2 and then 2 more 12 hours later and 4 at once? Are either correct?
Posted Sat, 18 May 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. S Patra 26 minutes later

Thanks for posting your query.

Yes, you can use Lo Loestrin Fe as emergency contraceptive pill which was used previously. But it has more side effects like nausea, vomiting & breast tenderness and it is replaced by only progesterone containing emergency pills like Plan B.

If you want to take those pill, then you would have to take 2 pills at once & 2 pills after 12 hours interval within 72 hours of unprotected sex.

Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help. If you are satisfied with my answer, please close the discussion and rate the answer.

Wish your good health.

Dr Soumen
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Doctor Now

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor